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April 24, 1773 William Bartram leaves Darien, following the River Road northwest to Fort Barrington
  William Bartram
April 24, 1787 Georgia and South Carolina meet to resolve boundary disputes. Georgia gets all land claimed by South Carolina north of the Savannah to the northern end of the Tugaloo.
April 24, 1908 Heavy thunderstorms spawn killer tornadoes across the Southeast United States (Lousiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia), killing a total of 230 people. Chickamauga battlefield infrastructure suffered considerable damage.
  Georgia Tornadoes
April 24, 1963 W. W. Law calls for an end to the "night marches" in Savannah, used to encourage blacks to vote because of violence attributed to non-participants during the marches.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  The Road to Integration
April 24, 1979 Georgia on my Mind as performed by Ray Charles is made the state song
  Ray Charles
April 24, 1999 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame opens in Macon, Georgia
  City of Macon, Georgia
April 24, 2004 Cesar Grajales captured Stage 6 of the Tour de Georgia atop the highest point in the state, Brasstown Bald. Comprised of 128.25 miles, the stage began in Athens and concluded after a "hors categorie" 3.5-mile climb up to the Bald with grades over 20%. Grajales' winning time was 5 hours, 16 minutes and 29 seconds.
  Tour de Georgia 2004
April 24, 2006 Michael Vick's attorney announces an out-of-court settlement in a paternity suit, in a case stemming from a 2002 relationship with Sonya Elliott. Vick also infected her with genital herpes.
  Michael Vick
April 24, 2009 American Southern Bank, Kennesaw, Georgia, was closed today by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. The FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with Bank of North Georgia, Alpharetta, Georgia, to assume all of the deposits, excluding those from brokers.
  Bank Failures in Georgia
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